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Ad Feature: Keep your chickens’ water clean with the Cleanflo Drinker

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

If you’re worried about contamination in your chickens’ water, look no further than the all new Cleanflo Drinker from BEC

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Vet’s View: ringworm in cattle

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Vet Charlotte Mouland discusses ringworm in cattle, the disease to watch out for in winter

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Jack Smellie offers some tips on how to prepare your smallholding for the winter

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Debbie Kingsley talks to Charlotte and Anthony Barnes about their Castlemilk Moorits

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Grow wild this autumn

Friday, October 6, 2017

Kim Stoddart explains why wild flowers should be a welcome addition to any smallholding

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To launch a new series, Jack Smellie asks what successful breeding actually means and what we can do to achieve it

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Small litter sizes can be disappointing and have a real impact on your finances when you’re trying to make your pigs pay their way. Liz Shankland has some advice

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In his third article on time management Tim Tyne considers the value of lists for smallholders

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Jack Smellie shares her health plan for her smallholding in North Devon

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Alternative routes

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Buying a smallholding can be beyond the reach of many. But there are alternative routes to ‘the good life’, as Tim Tyne explains

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Beating BVD

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Join the fight against a major cattle disease

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Bee wise

Friday, June 2, 2017

Kim Stoddart launches a new series on beekeeping in conjunction with New Quay Honey Farm. Part 1: How a childhood interest in apiculture shaped a family’s smallholding future

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How to make time

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Sam Gray offers some tips on time management on the smallholding

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From 15th May poultry show ban will be lifted in certain areas of the UK

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Farm Tech Supplies Ltd offer products for small holders and compact tractor owners

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Bird flu: what of the future?

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Restrictions are being relaxed, with High Risk Areas scrapped. But there is deep unease about the future. Andy Cawthray reports

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High Risk Areas scrapped from Thursday

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The perfect pony

Friday, April 7, 2017

Kim Stoddart is smitten with Shetland ponies on her smallholding

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Making a health plan

Friday, April 7, 2017

Pete Siviter talks to fellow vet Caroline Robinson about the benefits of making a health plan for your livestock. Caroline is a veterinary consultant and specialises in this area

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Bird Flu update: 3rd March

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The latest situation, a summary of biosecurity advice by our writer Kim Stoddart, and a case study

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In our January issue, Alicia Miller wrote about the rewards and fulfilment of the smallholding life. This month, she writes about the more

challenging side of ‘the good life’

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Bird flu update: February 15

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

We report on another outbreak, and explain how the restrictions across the UK will change after February 28

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Bird flu measures to be eased

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Most poultry keepers will no longer have to keep birds under cover

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Complying with bird flu measures

Monday, February 6, 2017

Vet’s advice to help you with your animals

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Still learning

Monday, February 6, 2017

LIZ SHANKLAND continues to find new challenges at her second smallholding, but plans are taking shape.

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